Seventeen Covid-19 related fatalities were reported at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours till Monday morning (July 26).
Of the deceased, 12 of those were the residents in Rajshahi, followed by two from Natore and one each from Chapainawabganj, Naogaon and Kustia districts, said RMCH Director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani.
Among the deaths, eight tested positive for Covid-19 and nine had its symptoms, he added.
Some 453 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from July 1 to 26.
Besides, 42 patients were admitted to the designated Covid wards of the hospital afresh during the time, taking its number to 399, including 174 tested positive for Covid-19, against 513 beds.
BDST: 1356 HRS, JUL 26, 2021